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Racine’s Mertins Earns Spot on 2021 UW-Whitewater Bowling Roster

Caitlin Mertins, a native of Racine, WI, and graduate of Park High School, will compete for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater bowling team during the 2021 season, which begins this weekend. Mertins, a junior at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in elementary education. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater bowling team will begin an unprecedented season in an unprecedented way, […]

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UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery to Present Beginnings: Three Early Career Wisconsin Artists

SOMERS, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery (upper) will present Beginnings: three early-career Wisconsin artists from February 2 through April 22. This exhibition features new works by Alyssa Krause, Daniel McCullogh, and LaNia Sproles. There are multiple events associated with this exhibition, all online and open to the public. Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 at […]

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Gateway Campuses and Center Facilities Closed Till Tuesday Evening Due to Snow

Due to inclement weather, all Gateway Technical College campuses and center facilities will close and no in-person classes will be held until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26. In-person classes may be moved to virtual instruction, if possible. Otherwise, instructors may cancel in-person class meetings. Online classes will be held as scheduled. At this time […]

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UW-Parkside Profile: University Support by Kimberly Kane, President and CEO of Kane Communications Group and UW-Parkside Foundation Board Member

SOMERS, Wis. – Kane Communications Group is a results-driven public relations and marketing firm with staff in Milwaukee, Phoenix, and Geneva, Switzerland. As a company, their clients come to them with issues and problems and Kane Communications brings results-driven outcomes. On top of this, President and CEO Kimberly Kane also looks to solve problems she […]

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UW-Parkside Dr. James Kinchen receives the Morris D. Hayes Award from the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, Dr. James Kinchen, received the prestigious Morris D. Hayes Award from the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA) for his exceptional contribution to choral art. The WCDA board celebrated the honor with Dr. Kinchen on January 16. “I am honored beyond words to have been […]

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UW-Parkside teams up with Chitkara University in India to offer Global MBA partnership

Somers, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Parkside has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Chitkara University in Punjab, India, for Chitkara students to study abroad at UW-Parkside and complete their Master of Business Administration degrees. In a ceremony held virtually in December, Chancellor Debbie Ford, Provost and Vice Chancellor Dr. Rob Ducoffe, Chitkara Pro Chancellor Dr. […]

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Dr. King keynote speaker: When you know better, you do better

Response. Resiliency. Restoration. The theme for Gateway Technical College’s 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration certainly resonates in today’s society, communities and families, said keynote speaker Tammi Summers at Monday’s event. The event was held virtually this year with only a handful of people in-person at the event, including speakers and staff helping […]

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UW-Parkside Theatre Arts wins Lighting Design Excellence Award for Fifth Consecutive Year at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 3

SOMERS, Wis. – For the fifth consecutive year, UW-Parkside Theatre Arts won the Lighting Design Excellence Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 on January 9. Theatre student Jessica Baker snagged the award for the second time in three years for her lighting design of Romeo and Juliet. She will […]

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Jax Calverley receives academic scholarship to Culver-Stockton College

Congratulations to Jax Calverley from Mount Pleasant, WI, on being accepted into Culver-Stockton College’s incoming class for the fall 2021 semester. Calverley, a senior at Case High School, was also awarded the President Scholarship, a $13,000 per year scholarship for four years. This scholarship is awarded based upon academic credentials and is renewable provided the […]

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UW-Parkside joins with local, state, and federal partners on Pike River stream restoration

SOMERS, Wis. – Through the hard work of UW-Parkside faculty and students along with the leadership of Jim Kreuser, Kenosha County Executive and UW-Parkside alum (’83, ’86), a portion of the Pike River winding through Petrifying Springs Park is on the mend. The Pike River watershed flows through Racine and Kenosha counties in an area […]

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Gregory Bennett Jr. and Seeds of Hope named as Gateway Dr. King Humanitarians

Gateway Technical College has named Gregory Bennett Jr. and Seeds of Hope this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarians to recognize them for their contributions to society, their school, business, or profession, as well as their dedication to volunteerism and philanthropic work. The Humanitarians will be honored at Gateway’s 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther […]